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Squirrel Nutkin Got There First!

It’s mid October and 20c today with not a breath of wind – that’s to come! Time to tack up and attach the saddle bag, we’re going foraging again. What this time? Chestnuts we”ll just watch you scrabbling round in … Continue reading

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From Porlock Post to Whitstone 

I had a busy morning inland within Exmoor National Park, the gales blew and heavy showers lashed the moor, as I drove back towards the coast at Porlock. As I rounded the corner at Porlock Post, as so often happens, … Continue reading

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Scary Soup for Halloween at Mariners Lodge B&B

I can’t remember collecting ingredients for my Pumpkin soup on a warmer Halloween’s Day. The sea’s like a mill pond with sailing boats gleaming in the sunlight and the Autumn harvest here on the edge of Exmoor is amazing! More … Continue reading

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Last Sunrays Before The Storm

After a sunny afternoon here in West Porlock, I saw the storm clouds gathering out to sea. As I watched, there was a shaft of light across the Porlock Salt Marsh. IPhone in hand, I was lucky to have captured … Continue reading

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Acer Confetti

I just had to take a photo of this pretty sight as I walked the dogs above Mariners Lodge B&B. The Acer leaves have mingled with Beech and Oak amongst other deciduous leaves. See the Acer below!!

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Woodland Acer

Walking up a track in West Porlock on the edge of Exmoor, I came across this beautiful Acer in all its Autumn glory. To see the colours of our heavenly local woodland just above Mariners Lodge B&B book to stay … Continue reading

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Glorious Autumn Colours

A view of the woods above Porlock Weir in all their Autumn beauty. We have yet to have a frost this year. It’s 18th November 2013, one of the mildest Autumns on record. The forecast is for cold weather to … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds Gathering

Another wonderful moment of autumn light across Porlock Bay. The colours of the land were enhanced by shadows cast by midday November sun.

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Walking Flowers?!

On Tuesday it was National Ada Lovelace Day. For those who have not heard of her, she was the Romantic Poet Lord Byron s daughter. She famously wrote the first computer program, whilst helping Charles Babbage to draw up the … Continue reading

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Peace In Porlock Bay

Down at Porlock Weir, the Exmoor ‘Weirfest’ weekend is in full swing. Somerset cider, Exmoor beer and very happy revelers are singing to the music. Although you can hear the happy noises from Porlock, we,, on the doorstep, can hear … Continue reading

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